Day 8 of The Watchers' Advent Calendar (one-third of the way through) and today's choice is something a little bit more traditional...
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The Snowman (1982)
A perennial Christmas favourite, this short film (only 26 minutes or so) based on Raymond Briggs' book about a young boy who makes a snowman which comes to life on Christmas Eve has charmed its way into the hearts of a generation of children.
It is famous for the song 'Walking In The Air', made famous by Welsh chorister Aled Jones:
After thirty years, this Christmas will see a sequel to The Snowman on TV- called The Snowman And The Snowdog:
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Come back tomorrow for something a little different...